The Village would like to advise residents and business owners that due to weather and other unexpected issues the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad was unable to complete the planned track maintenance work at the Ashland Avenue railroad crossing within the original time frame. The BNSF anticipates the project and related crossing closure will now continue through 12:00 pm on Saturday, June 15, 2013.
Traffic will continue to be detoured on Burlington and Hillgrove Avenues to the rail crossings located at either Kensington Avenue to the west or La Grange Road to the east. Signs will remain posted in the area designating the detour route for motorists while the crossing is under construction. Please be sure to let any delivery companies know of the continued crossing closure.
Residents may also experience a temporary increase in noise levels associated with railroad equipment performing the necessary work during these hours. Children walking to and from school should continue to use the Kensington Avenue grade crossing.
If you have any questions, regarding the closure, please contact Public Works at (708) 579-2328.